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Baseball off-season no more

Baseball off-season no more

Jared Weber, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

School is coming to an end, summer is nearing, and baseball season is just around the corner. This means cold spring nights and hot summer days on the diamond. The team has gone to state the past three years in a row, setting a school record for the most consecutive appearances at state. The team ...

Tennis teams serving up talent

Emma Earles, Chief Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

As spring sports near the homestretch of their seasons, many teams are focusing on their goals and what it will take to get them there. The tennis teams in partic ular have high hopes for the rest of their season.   “This season has been more than special; having Julie [Westercamp] back has been phenomenal. We’re looki...

Drake Relays: A preview of state competition

Drake Relays: A preview of state competition

Emma Earles, Chief Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

The widely renowned Drake Relays celebrated their 108th year of competition this weekend. Thousands of athletes of all different levels gathered in Des Moines to showcase their talents, Wahlert’s men’s and women’s track teams included. The women’s team qualified in seven events including ...

Champs At Last!

Champs At Last!

Jared Weber, Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Champions at last! The 2017-2018 Wrestling team won the first state wrestling title in Wahlert’s history. Wahlert sent four wrestlers to state this year: Kolton Bartow, Josh Ramirez, Boone McDermott, and Blake Bradley, ‘18. McDermott and Ramirez took first in their respective weight classes. R...

After Districts, Bowling Teams look to Future

Jack Doyle, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

  This past Tuesday, both the men’s and women’s bowling teams competed in the district bowling meet at Cherry Lanes. The Golden Eagles had very tough competition within their district with winning teams from West Delaware (men’s) and Camanche (women’s) being legit state title contend...

Student athletes put in the extra effort this off-season

Student athletes put in the extra effort this off-season

Jared Weber, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Year by year, high school sports become increasingly intense. The cutthroat atmosphere makes it difficult to succeed. Student-athletes are focusing more on their sports by doing extra work outside of practices. Athletes are training more often than ever; offseason training is starting to become a require...

Sisters storm the court

Sisters storm the court

Ali Schneider, Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

There’s no doubt that the women’s basketball team has some pretty amazing chemistry on and off the court. Some of the undeniable bonds on the court could be a result of players sharing some DNA. This winter sports season, there are three sets of sisters on the varsity women’s basketball roster. ...

State Volleyball Photo Gallery

State Volleyball Photo Gallery

November 16, 2017


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Champions at Last

Jared Weber, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Baseball’s boring? The 2017 World Series will certain contest that statement. Tension at its highest, fans a nervous wreck, home run after home run, temperatures over 100 degrees, players getting married, a controversial suspension, and then finally the two best words in sports: “Game 7.” All of this built to the Houston Astros...

Lapping the competition

Lapping the competition

Jared Weber, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

     “We have come a long from the beginning of the season to now,” says Ariana Yaklich, ‘21. The swim team continued its momentum from last year’s state run throughout this season breaking four records on the way. This set them up to take first place at districts.       This year’s swim...

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